How You Get Him Is How You Lose Him? Do You Live By These Relationship Mantras?

September 19, 2017  |  
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There’s no shortage of cliché sayings when it comes to relationships. And if you’ve ever had bad breakup, been involved in a messy dating situation, or walked down the aisle, we’re sure you’ve heard all of them. But should relationship mantras be heralded as gospel?

Sure, there are some general relationship principles we should all live by — like treating other people how we want to be treated. But when it comes to absolutes like, “once a cheater always a cheater” and “If you love something let it go,” is it better to take these sayings with a grain of salt or instantly hit the ground running?

We’ve rounded up a list of some of the most commonly spouted relationship mantras to get your thoughts on which are worth living by and which we can toss out the quote arsenal. Let us know which principles you live by from this list and which you think should be considered on a case by case basis. Are there any we forgot?

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If he cheated with you, he will cheat on you. couple in bed

Never go to bed angry. couple hiding behind bedspread

Once a cheater always a cheater. woman hugging her knees

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.


Black woman looking out rainy window

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.

ho phase


Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?

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It’s cheaper to keep her.


Happy wife. Happy life.

But a baby isn’t the only form of family

Sad and lonely black girl feeling depressed

If you love something, let it go. If it returns, it’s yours; if it doesn’t, it wasn’t.

Are you seriously interested in anyone new?

Attractive young woman ( Acting ) as someone in pain or sad.

How you get him is how you lose him.

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